Green Design & Buildings

Designing environmentally sustainable school and university facilities.


University of Michigan
Classroom Building And Ruthven Renovation

2 University of Michigan building projects receive LEED Gold certification

March 29, 2023
The new Central Campus Classroom Building and the renovated Alexander G. Ruthven Building were recognized for their sustainable design and construction.
Turner Construction Co.
chico state bbs

Planned building at Chico State University aims for net-zero energy

Feb. 7, 2023
The $98 million College of Behavioral and Social Sciences building is set to open in 2024.
Green Schools eBook

Download: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
In this e-book you’ll learn some of the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the United States.
New York University
Revised Paulson

Huge academic complex to open soon at New York University

Dec. 30, 2022
The John A. Paulson Center is a 735,000-square-foot facility set to open in January.
Tufts University/William Rawn Associates
tufts housing

Tufts University announces plans for new residence hall

Dec. 13, 2022
The seven-story facility on the Medford/Somerville, Mass., campus will house 398 juniors and seniors.


Asu Green

eBook: Green Schools Digest

Jan. 1, 2023
Learn the leading sustainability strategies being employed by education facilities across the U.S.
Allegany County Public Schools
Fort Hill High School

Maryland's last coal-powered public school will convert to natural gas

Nov. 8, 2022
A $4.7 million upgrade at Fort Hill High School in Cumberland will switch the facility to a natural gas system.
ps5 mcnair electric heat

New York City will convert 100 schools to electric heat

Oct. 28, 2022
City officials say the switch from heating oil will improve air quality and substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Iwan Baan
business school Columbia U

Business school buildings at Columbia University receive LEED Gold

Oct. 20, 2022
The Henry R. Kravis and David Geffen halls are part of the university's expansion into New York City's Manhattanville neighborhood.
University of North Carolina
bell hall

University of North Carolina is building a $150 million business school facility on its Chapel Hill campus

Oct. 5, 2022
The Steven D. Bell Hall will enable the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School to admit 50% more students to its programs.